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Independent Newbury coffee shop to close

Frecsa puts out tweet saying its last day will be December 22

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Independent Newbury coffeee shop to close

Independent Newbury coffee shop Frecsa has announced it will be closing after two years.

The business in Northbrook Street sent out a tweet yesterday saying it would be shutting its doors for the last time on December 22.

The full tweet reads: "cafè FRECSA @FrecsaCoffee: It was our pleasure serving u for the past 2 years Sadly we announce with heavy hearts that our last day of operation will be the 22nd Dec"

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  • RichM

    08/12/2016 - 16:04

    Nice place run by friendly people serving good food and drink. I've eaten there several times but there's so much competition now. And being right opposite Parkway is a killer with all their "name" offerings. People tend to want what they know, unfortunately. However mediocre.

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  • NewburyDenizen

    07/12/2016 - 12:12

    What's the bet this will become another card shop/poundland/mobile phone "accessory" store?

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  • Willows beard

    06/12/2016 - 09:09

    Nooooo! Where am I going to go on my Thursday mornings now? Where will I get my spicy falafal wrap? So sad. My favourite coffee shop in town. ;-(

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  • NewburyLad

    06/12/2016 - 09:09

    As usual though, the large American run giants continue.....hoovering up anything that dares to be independent.

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    • Louise

      Louise

      06/12/2016 - 16:04

      + continue to avoid paying UK tax.

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    • NoisyNortherner

      06/12/2016 - 10:10

      Unfortunately, this looks like a case of location, location, location. I didn't even know this place existed. Costa is British owned I think you'll find.Starbucks on the other hand, is owned by our cousins. Their coffee tastes like **** though.

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      • sayitasitis

        06/12/2016 - 14:02

        NoisyNortherner - You're right, Italian immigrants who moved over in the 60's, your also right that Starbucks isn't very pleasant

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